- Ghent University - Institute for Social Drug Research (ISD)
- October 23 16:50 to 18:20
- October 23 17:15 to 17:30
- October 24 12:00 to 12:10
Charlotte De Kock is a researcher at the Institute for Social Drug Research (Ghent University, BE), directed by prof. dr. Tom Decorte, since 2015. She conducted several policy oriented research projects for the Belgian Science Policy Office including ‘Patterns of substance use among migrants and ethnic minorities’ (PADUMI, Belspo, 2015-2017) and ‘Social prevention of drug related crime’ (SOCPREV, Belspo, 2018, coordinated by prof. dr. Lieven Pauwels). She was recently granted funding for the project ‘Mapping and enhancing substance use treatment for migrants and ethnic minorities’ (MATREMI, Belspo, 2019) which see is conducting in close collaboration with prof. Decorte and professionals in drug treatment Université Libre de Bruxelles. Moreover, a grant was awarded to the project she designed together with prof. Wouter Vanderplasschen on ‘Recovery capital among substance users with a migration background’ (REC-MIB, Scientific research fund, 2019-2022). This research project is conducted by Aline Pouille. Besides this policy oriented research work and support in education, Charlotte is working on a PhD (funded by Ghent University) studying the accessibility and relevance of substance use treatment for migrants and ethnic minorities from a rights based and ecosocial perspective (ACCESS, Ghent University Fund, 2019-2022), a domain in which she has already published extensively. Charlotte is also involved in the XChange prevention registry of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCCDA) as an early career board member.